Diana van den Berg

Rookie - 117 Points (4 November 1945 / Durban, South Africa)

Voice


She didn’t know then
that it held them captive,
breathless,
mesmerized,
as-namaste-one,
while they ignored the content
of her carefully composed
Classical Civilisation essay,
to imbibe the harmony
and pleasure
of the sound.

(18 February 2011)

Submitted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
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